SCC Soft Computer Exhibits at the 2012 ACMG (American College of Medical Genetics) Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

March 20, 2012

(Clearwater, FL) – SCC Soft Computer will be exhibiting at the 2012 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, March 28 – 30, 2012, at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

As the field of genetics continues to grow, more and more facilities are looking to SCC’s genetics information management systems to meet their needs of data management in the laboratory, including molecular, flow cytometry, HLA/immunogenetics, cytogenetics, diagnostic pathology, and biochemistry. SCC will be showcasing its Genetics Information Systems Suite™ at the 2012 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, including SoftMolecular®, SoftFlowCytometry®, SoftHLA®, SoftCytogenetics®, SoftPathDx®, and SoftBiochemistry®. This suite is Web-accessible and offers systems that are highly configurable and allow for predefined or unique, user-defined protocols.

Stop by and visit SCC Soft Computer at booth #113 and let us show you first hand why we are an industry leader. To schedule a demonstration, please contact Ellie Vahman, (727) 789-0100, extension 4052, or ellie@softcomputer.com.

About ACMG (the American College of Medical Genetics) and ACMG Foundation
Founded in 1991, the American College of Medical Genetics advances the practice of medical genetics and genomics by providing education, resources, and a voice for more than 1400 biochemical, clinical, cytogenetic, medical and molecular geneticists, genetic counselors, and other healthcare professionals committed to the practice of medical genetics. ACMG’s activities include the development of laboratory and practice standards and guidelines, advocating for quality genetic services in healthcare and in public health, and promoting the development of methods to diagnose, treat, and prevent genetic disease. Genetics in Medicine, published monthly, is the official ACMG peer-reviewed journal. ACMG’s website (www.acmg.net) offers a variety of resources including Policy Statements, Practice Guidelines, Educational Resources, and a Find a Geneticist tool. The educational and public health programs of the American College of Medical Genetics are dependent upon charitable gifts from corporations, foundations, and individuals.

The ACMG Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is a community of supporters and contributors who understand the importance of medical genetics and genomics and genetic counseling in healthcare. Established in 1992, the ACMG Foundation supports the American College of Medical Genetics’ mission to “translate genes into health” by raising funds to promote the profession of medical genetics and genomics to medical students, to support the development of practice guidelines for practicing physicians, to advance the awareness and understanding of medical genetics and genomics in the general public, and much more.

Professionals in medical and clinical genetics and genomics provide comprehensive diagnostic, management, and genetic counseling services for patients with, or at risk for, genetically influenced health problems, with an approach to patient care that it includes concern for the health of the individual patient’s family members. Clinical genetics and genomics professionals also plan and coordinate large scale screening programs for inborn errors of metabolism, hemoglobinopathies, chromosome abnormalities, neural tube defects, and other genetically-influenced conditions. As the genetic factors underlying many diseases become better understood, professionals in this medical specialty are increasingly called upon to educate their colleagues, and to manage complex patient care that cuts across many different specialties.

About SCC Soft Computer
SCC is at the forefront of laboratory, genetics, blood services, outreach, pharmacy, and radiology information systems software development and offers full suites of Web-enabled laboratory and genetics information management system solutions. Since 1979, SCC Soft Computer has designed, developed, and delivered powerful integrated clinical information solutions to hospitals, large IDNs (integrated delivery networks), and laboratories.

Considered the largest LIS software production house in the world – with a workforce of more than 1,600 professionals dedicated to LIS development – SCC has experience in accomplishing complex LIS implementations in large, multisite environments. SCC's flagship product, SoftLab®, has been recognized as the market standard for its robust functionality and ease of instrument interfacing, including robotics. SCC’s SoftLab 4.0.3 is 2011/2012 compliant and certified as an EHR Module by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB (Office of the National Coordinator - Authorized Testing and Certification Body), in accordance with the applicable Hospital certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). For full certification details, please visit http://www.cchit.org/products/2011-2012/arrafinalrulehospital/3393.

SCC has been ranked each year in the Healthcare Informatics Top 100 by Revenue, an annual ranking of companies by healthcare IT revenue. The companies included in the ranking sell IT products and services to health plans, provider organizations, and other business entities, offering everything from highly specialized best-of-breed applications to comprehensive enterprise-wide solutions. Consistently ranked 1st in the MD Buyline survey, a comprehensive, vendor-independent database used by hospitals and other medical facilities during the capital planning and purchasing process, SCC outranks its competitors in all categories.

SCC has been ranked the Number 1 Laboratory Blood Bank application in the Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report in 2009, 2010, and 2011. SoftBank, SCC’s blood bank and transfusion service management system, has been recognized as the category leader in blood bank information management system solutions for three consecutive years. SCC is also ranked the Number 1 Laboratory application for Small (1-200 beds) Hospitals in the 2011 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report. SoftLab, SCC's flagship laboratory information system, has been recognized as the category leader in laboratory information management system solutions. (www.KLASreasearch.com) SCC is one of the few LIS vendors who can say their systems work as well in a 150-bed community hospital as they do in a high-volume healthcare system. Their robust, integrated information systems dramatically increase productivity in the laboratory enabling hospitals of all sizes to do more in less time with fewer FTEs.

SCC has also been recognized over the years for its commitment to workforce training and professional development. SCC placed 3rd in the 2009 ASTD BEST Awards, and received two 2010 ASTD/ISPI OPAL Awards for Excellence in Team Success and Customer Satisfaction and the 2009 ASTD/ISPI OPAL Award for Excellence in Leadership Development. The company has been included in the Training Top 125 nine times in ten years—including four consecutive years in the Training Top 10 and two years in the Training Top 5, the only healthcare IT firm to achieve this feat. SCC was inducted into the Training Top 10 Hall of Fame on February 13, 2012, along with computer software giant, Microsoft Corporation (visit www.trainingmag.com for more information).

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